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Koke-who-ma? Kokedama!

Kokedama was born from a very simple idea in Japan in the 17th century: somebody removed a bonsai from its pot and began bringing it up with free roots. This lead to the nickname “Poor Man’s Bonsai”. It simply means moss (koke – 苔) and ball (dama – 玉) in Japanese. Mossball! Contemporary plant enthusiasts and trend spotters mostly plant grasses and …